Enjoying the outdoors

This photo was taken at Carlton cemetery on one of the many sunny days we’ve had in April. When our choices are limited when outside, then you have to take advantage of any place that is still open, and cemeteries can be a great place for a peaceful walk away from people.

A last adventure…for now

Just before the lockdown we managed to have one last day out. As it was sunny we headed to Derbyshire and to Kedleston Hall. At this point the grounds were still open so we thought a nice walk would be a good idea.Although it was a lovely looking sunny day there was an unforgiving wind … More A last adventure…for now

Busy Birmingham

We recently visited Birmingham, a city we have been to on a number of occasions and this wasn’t even the first time we went with the little one. However, on this trip we realised that Birmingham and it’s well renowned shopping centre, the Bullring, is simply too big and spread out to visit with a … More Busy Birmingham

Living with babies

It can be very difficult to get out the house with a baby, of any age! Newborn is the classic age where it is seen as hard to do things other than cry into a pillow, but babies and toddlers take up just as much time and effort as a newborn. Our little one is … More Living with babies

Wwoofing Eh?

My book “Wwoofing Eh?” will soon be published on Amazon. It’s a story that happened 10 years ago and this is what it’s about… “Wwoofing Eh?” was the reaction I received from most Canadians while I was over there for four months. From everyone else – before and after the trip – I received confused … More Wwoofing Eh?

Sleepy Ferreries

The small quiet town of Ferreries is positioned in the centre of the little island of Menorca, the capital Mahon is nearly 30km to the east and the old capital of Ciutadella 20km to the west. We decided to visit Ferreries as it was only a 10 minute bus ride from where we were staying … More Sleepy Ferreries